Loss of focus.
It seems Kamal has lost sight of the focal point of Ramanuja's life and mission
and chosen to treat the events with cinematic glove.
It is better he removes all events on Ramanuja
and find another character to complete his 10 roles.
Notice to CBFC on plea against ‘Dasavatharam’
International Sri Vaishnava Dharma Samrakshanaa Society filed the petition
CHENNAI: The Madras High Court has ordered notice on a writ petition seeking a direction to the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) to remove scenes which “offended” the sentiments of Hindus in the Tamil film ‘Dasavatharam’ while issuing the censorship certificate.
In its petition, the International Sri Vaishnava Dharma Samrakshanaa Society, represented by its president, Swami Govinda Ramanuja Dasa, said the title ‘Dasavatharam’ was a ruse to criticise Hinduism. It lured Hindus. However, offensive scenes such as clash between Saivites and Vaishnavites formed the theme of the story. The trailer of the film, telecast on May 1 in ‘Kalaignar Tholaikatchi’ showed scenes that offended the sentiments of Hindus, particularly Vaishnavites. Vaishnavism preached non-violence, tolerance and humility.
The petitioner submitted that his grievance was restricted to the role played by the actor as Sri Ramanujar and the connected scenes of violence.
He sought a direction to the CBFC that while issuing the censorship certificate it should remove the scenes such as violent clash between Saivites and Vaishnavites, Kamal Hassan stepping on Pranava Mandiram ‘
A vacation Bench, comprising Justices G. Rajasuria and M. Sathyanarayanan, ordered notice to respondents returnable by May 13.